Annual Conference Keynote presentations


Advanced 3 Φ SiC GaN PWM Inverter & Rectifier SystemsProfessor J.W. Kola, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Power Electronic Systems Laboratory

Gate Drive and Protection for SiC DevicesDr Leon M. Tolbert, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

High Performance Control of Power Electronic Converters and SystemsAssociate Professor Galina Mirzaeva, The University of Newcastle, Australia

Power Electronics – Quo VadisProfessor Frede Blaabjerg, Aalborg University

Innovative Low Cost Sub Fractional HP BLDC Claw Pole Machine Design for Fan Applications – Prof. Dr. Ing. Annette Muetze, Electric Drives and Machines Institute , TU Graz

High Power Density and High Voltage: New Frontiers of Power Electronics Enabled by WBG Power DevicesProfessor Alex Q. Huang, The University of Texas at Austin


The application of SiC on vehicles and its futureDr. Kimimori Hamada, Project General Manager EHV Electronics Design Div. Toyota Motor Corporation

Medium Voltage SiC Power MOSFET Packaging: An International CollaborationAssistant Professor Christina DiMarino, Virginia Tech Center for Power Electronics Systems

Compound Semiconductor ApplicationsDr Ingo Lüdtke, Head of Power Electronics, Catapult

Overview of Centre for Power Electronics: Tranche 2 TopicsDr Paul Evans, University of Nottingham

Multi timescale dynamic issues of power electronised power systems and multi scale magnitude phase dynamic theory – Professor Xiaoming Yuan, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

DC Distribution Grids and Interoperability with Emobility Power Electronics – a Key Enabling TechnologyProfessor Rik W. De Doncker, Director Forschungscampus FEN, Director ISEA & E.ON ERC, PGS, RWTH Aachen University

UK and China Joint R&D Wide Band Gap Semiconductors: UK operating in global marketDr Yangang Wang, Dynex